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Notes from the Field

Social Work Offers First Study Abroad Internship While summer offers a break from lecture halls and textbooks, many students use these months to enhance their education—through internships, study abroad experiences, or investing into communities. Over the summer, Milligan’s area of social work offered a unique experience that combined all three. In June, four Milligan seniors […]

 

Code for Success

Computer Science Internships Lead to Careers Milligan’s area of computer science trains students to solve problems. Students can expect to assemble and re-assemble the computers in the lab. They also are expected to maintain the computer science area’s server, one that purposefully breaks down and glitches to allow students to discover solutions. In addition, students […]

 

Testing the Limits

Jarod Blazo, of De Soto, Kansas, decided to put his skills to the test. As a double major in computer science and information systems, this rising junior wanted to balance his academic studies with practical experience. With guidance from Dr. Carolyn Carter, professor and associate dean, Blazo decided to apply for an internship with Siemens […]

 

The Value of Internships

Many of Milligan’s academic programs include internship opportunities. The mission of Milligan College is to prepare servant-leaders who can become integral pieces of their respective communities. Internships are the perfect setting for our students to apply what they have learned into the world around them. The goal is to turn knowledge into experience and the […]

 

Interning Close to Home

Engineering may be a challenging major, but senior Sarah Robinson, a member of Milligan’s inaugural mechanical engineering program, finds creative ways to extend the subject matter beyond the classroom. This summer, Robinson traveled a short distance from her hometown of Elizabethton, Tennessee, to intern at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, Tennessee. For her […]